do something about injustice

Want to be equipped to do something about injustice?  You’re passionate about the injustice you see.  You know God seeks restoration and shalom, but how can you be part of His work?  How can you help alleviate fear and provide practical direction in the face of injustice? Introducing Restore 117, the building justice communities conference.…

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thankful

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful.  We can thank the author of Mary had a little lamb for persuading Abraham Lincoln to establish the national holiday in 1863.  Lincoln understood the power of giving thanks in the midst of our nation’s darkest hour – the civil war.  The Bible tells us to “Give thanks…

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Older people make the tragic mistake of believing students cannot contribute to the work of justice now.  They can.  Here are five ways students can absolutely advance the cause of justice. 1. Volunteer I’m tired of people talking about the social justice “slacktivism” of students.  These older critics claim students only tweet about justice issues. …

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Have you ever thought about why we celebrate the 4th of July?  Probably not.  Honestly, it is very unusual for a country to celebrate its declaration of independence.  Most countries celebrate the day their constitution was signed, but we celebrate the signing of our declaration of independence.  There is good reason to do so. Never…

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This week the United Nations finalized sustainable development goals to end global poverty by 2030.  The 17 goals for accomplishing this objective go into effect in January 2016. All the goals are important.  But I appreciate the international recognition that access to justice is essential to ending poverty.  Access to justice enables and empowers people…

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Abraham Lincoln said, “The best way to predict the future is to create it.”  A group of students are doing exactly that! This June a small group of students gathered together to discuss what they could do to make a difference.  The issue – Justice for All.  While we all know the pledge of allegiance,…

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This week a new book site launched to raise awareness on the need of  justice for all.   The trailer to the book tells my confession of my failure to understand the poor in America.  I don’t think I’m the only one who suffers from stereotypes of the poor, or a failure to appreciate the significant…

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